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Dongan Hills Colony Neighborhood Summary
Homes for sale in the Dongan Hills Colony range from multimillion dollar estates north of Richmond Road to warm, welcoming single-family residences south of Richmond. Regardless of where you look for real estate in and around the Colony, the more you'll long to make the area your new home.
History of Dongan Hills Colony
After the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in 1964, the Colony became the go-to area for those looking for the convenience of access to Manhattan combined with the quietude of rolling hills that provide a lush backdrop for its residential streets. The area of the Colony, situated north of Richmond Road, is home to some of the finest, most opulent homes in all of the island. Italianate-style manses, stately Tudors, and grand Mediterranean-inspired estates populate the Colony, complete with stunning landscapes and shimmering in-ground pools. South of Richmond, pretty brick abodes and solidly-built houses line the streets, conveniently located close to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk, the perfect place to jog, walk, and take in the fresh ocean air.
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Dongan Hills Colony's Nearby Neighborhoods
Dongan Hills Colony's Nearby Amenities
Those who live in the Dongan Hills Colony are never far from local amenities. The well-heeled neighborhood is close to Todt Hill, Grymes Hill, Sunnyside, and Sunset Hill, surrounded by a number of parks, including Ocean Breeze Park, Deere Park, Last Chance Pond Park, and the Old Town playground. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby course at the Richmond County Country Club, while nature lovers can walk the many Greenbelt trails around the St. Francis Woodlands. There are a multitude of businesses and retail stores along Hylan Avenue, less than a mile from the heart of the Colony. Additionally, several schools are nearby, such as the Staten Island Academy, St. Ann's Elementary School, PS 11 Thomas Dongan School, and Eye Level of Staten Island.
Dongan Hills Colony Schools
Dongan Hills Colony is close to a number of public and private schools for K-12 students, as well as institutes of higher learning, such as Wagner College, St. John's University, and the College of Staten Island. For a map and more detailed information of schools you can find all across Staten Island, please visit our Local Schools page.
Transportation in Dongan Hills Colony
One of the Colony's strong-suits is its convenient access to Manhattan. Car commuters can take the Verrazano Bridge just minutes away, or those who prefer not to drive can hop on a Staten Island Railway train at the Dongan Hill station, which frequently runs to the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Express buses to midtown Manhattan stop at multiple locations along Hylan Boulevard.
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